The SLC Invitational T20 2021 is a Twenty20 cricket tournament that will be held in Sri Lanka. It will start on 12th August 2021 and end on 24th August 2021. All the matches will take place at Pallekele International Cricket Stadium, in Kandy. Check SLC Invitational T20 2021 Live Telecast and Where to watch Live Streaming?, Full Schedule, Teams List.
South Africa’s tour of Sri Lanka and the 2021 ICC Men’s T20 World Cup will also be held in the same stadium. A total of four teams will be taking part in the tournament and only two teams will be progressed to the final.
Both matches were supposed to happen on the opening day of the tournament but got rescheduled due to the rain. Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) initially planned to conducted the 2021 season of the Lanka Premier League in advance of the ICC T20 World Cup. However, since few foreign players were unattainable due to board decided to SLC T20 tournament presenting local players only.
SLC Invitational T20 2021 Teams List
The following teams and players will play for the tournament. Earlier in the first match, some changes were made in the squads. . Himasha Liyanage and Kamil Mishara both got moved to SLC Greys, and Prabath Jayasuriya was replaced by SLC Reds. Sandun Weerakkody, Jehan Daniel, Sangeeth Cooray, Koshan Dhanushka, Lahiru Gamage, Ashan Randika and Lasith Embuldeniya all did not pass the fitness test. And in the end, Sachindu Colombage, Nimesh Vimukthi, and Mohamed Shiraz all tested positive due to COVID-19 and were ruled out of the tournament.
SLC Greens – Ashan Priyanjan (c), Kamindu Mendis, Lahiru Udara, Mahela Udawatte, Krishan Sanjula, Kamil Mishara, Pathum Nissanka, Saminda Fernando, Shammu Ashan Ramesh Mendis, Suminda Lakshan, Ishan Jayaratne, Lahiru Kumara, Vishwa Fernando, Nuwan Thushara, Lahiru Gamage.
SLC Blues – Dhananjaya de Silva (c), Angelo Perera, Sadeera Samarawickrama, Nishan Madushka, Hishan Randika, Himasha Liyanage, Pawan Ratnayake, Ashen Bandara, Sahan Arachchige, Lahiru Samarakoon, Dhananjaya Lakshan, Suranga Lakmal, Kalana Perera, Dilshan Madushanka, Shiran Fernando.
SLC Reds – Dinesh Chandimal (c), Avishka Fernando, Nipun Dhananjaya, Sandun Weerakkody, Oshadha Fernando, Maditha Lakshan, Asela Gunaratne, Lasith Abeyratne, Seekkuge Prasanna, Chamika Karunaratne, Jehan Daniel, Santhush Goonetileke, Binura Fernando, Mohamed Shiraz, Asitha Fernando, Himesh Ramanayake.
SLC Greys – Dasun Shanaka (c), Charith Asalanka, Minod Bhanuka, Lasith Croospulle, Sangeeth Cooray, Bhanuka Rajapaksa, Nuwanindu Fernando, Chathuranga de Silva, Lahiru Madushanka, Milinda Siriwardena, Koshan Jayawickrama, Udith Madushan, Nuwan Pradeep, Chamika Gunasekara, Matheesha Pathirana.
Full Schedule of SLC Invitational T20 League
The league will have in total 13 matches including the final. The four teams will play six league matches first and then two matches against each opponent. The two teams will qualify for the finals which is scheduled on 24th August 2021.
August 12, Thursday
Match 01 – Grays vs Greens – 02:30 PM
Match 02 – Blues vs Reds – 07:00 PM
August 14, Saturday
Match 03 – Reds vs Grays – 02:30 PM
Match 04 – Blues vs Greens – 07:00 PM
August 16, Monday
Match 05 – Reds vs Greens – 02:30 PM
Match 06 – Blues vs Grays – 07:00 PM
August 18, Wednesday
Match 07 – Reds vs Blues – 02:30 PM
Match 08 – Greens vs Grays – 07:00 PM
August 20, Friday
Match 09 – Greens vs Blues – 02:30 PM
Match 10 – Grays vs Reds – 07:00 PM
August 22, Sunday
Match 11 – Grays vs Blues – 02:30 PM
Match 12 – Greens vs Reds – 07:00 PM
August 24, Tuesday
Final – 07:00 PM
SLC Invitational T20 2021 Live Telecast and Where to watch Live Streaming?
There will be no live telecast on TV for SLC Invitational T20 2021 in India. Fans can watch live on Dialog Television Channel One, SLC YouTube Channel (Global), and The Papare Cricket Facebook page. In India, the viewers can view the live streaming of SLC Invitational T20 2021 matches on the official SLC YouTube Channel.